Professional Portraits

a person sitting inside a lighted booth behind frosted glass

A person using the professional photo booth

All University of Cincinnati students, regardless of means or college affiliation, can get a professional portrait to use on their LinkedIn profile, Handshake profile, and anywhere they need to present themselves professionally.

The photo booth is located in the Bearcat Promise Career Studio (Tangeman University Center Room 310).

The photo booth is available during the Career Studio's walk-in hours.

How to Get a Professional Portrait

To get a professional portrait, the process is simple:

  1. Make an appointment in Handshake for a 10-minute Free Professional Headshot.
  2. Come professionally dressed to the Bearcat Promise Career Studio in Tangeman University Center (TUC) Room 310 and show your green COVID Check pass.
  3. Sit for your portrait. Follow the on-screen prompts to provide your email address and accept the terms.
  4. Instantly receive your digital photos in your inbox.

Frequently Asked Questions

Portraits are free to current University of Cincinnati students, including graduate students.

Yes. To allow us to sanitize the booth between each use, students must schedule an appointment time.

You get three different shots.

The process takes about five minutes.

Watch this short video from IRIS Photo Booth to see how it works.

The photo booth is located in the Bearcat Promise Career Studio (Tangeman University Center Room 310).

Dress professionally. Generally, this means a dark-colored suit and solid-color shirt or blouse. For tips, see how to dress for an interview.

The photo booth is intended as a benefit for UC students. UC faculty and staff are encouraged to use UC Creative + Brand photographers for professional portraits.